Sudan, near the Merowe dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nile. Every evening, he secretly wanders off into the desert to build a mysterious construction made of mud. While the Sudanese people rise to claim their freedom, his creation starts to take a life of its own…
France, Soudan, Germany, Serbia, Canada, 2022, 80 min.
Production: KinoElektron, Galerie Imane Fares, Vega Foundation, DGL Travel HQ,
Twenty Twenty Vision Filmproduktion GmbH, Trilema
Screenplay: Ali Cherri, Geoffroy Grison in collaboration with Bertrand Bonello
Director: Ali Cherri
Photography: Bassem Fayad
Cast: Maher El Khair